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Intimacies and intimations: Storytelling between servants and masters in nineteenth-century France

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The French reading public learnt at the beginning of the Third Republic that their country still possessed an oral storytelling tradition, thanks to the works of a generation of folktale collectors including Wentworth Webster, Emmanuel Cosquin, Paul Sebillot, Achille Millien and Félix Arnaudin. In every case these folklorists had been introduced to folktales by a female domestic servant in the family’s household. For the sons of the rural notability, tale collecting was motivated by no...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Author
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Social History Journal website
Volume:
51
Issue:
3
Pages:
557–591
Publication date:
2016-08-13
Acceptance date:
2016-06-28
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1527-1897
ISSN:
0022-4529
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630559
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2016-06-28

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